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Coat pattern with buttons changed to coat pattern with zipper
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Date: 6/21/12 2:44 PM

I need to put a zipper in the coat I am making but do not know how when the pattern calls for buttons. I am using gore-tex fabric and the coat will be lined. I am not sure of the measurements to add/subtract. I want to use Kwik-Sew 2925 picture B. I found Kwik-Sew 3622 A that has a zipper but no hood. Any suggestions would be very welcome.

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Date: 6/21/12 9:00 PM

The pattern with the buttons should show a center front line; that will be your center front seam line for the zipper. Add to this line 5/8" (on the left side of the line, because you are extending it) This will be the seam allowance for the zipper.

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Date: 6/23/12 8:59 PM

Thank you very much. I will add the 5/8 inch.

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